New EHRI Document Blog: First Call for Resistance to the Nazis in the Vilna Ghetto: “Let us Not Go Like Sheep to the Slaughter”

Monday, 17 June, 2019

The latest EHRI Document Blog post written by Daniela Ozacky-Stern (Moreshet Archive, Mordechai Anielevich Memorial) takes a close look at a handwritten document by Abba Kovner from January 1942. It follows the meeting in the Vilnius Ghetto that led to the proclamation “Let us Not Go Like Sheep to the Slaughter” by looking at photos from the Moreshet Archive.

The post analyses the meaning of the famous proclamation and follows the creation and composition of the underground organisation FPO (The United Partisan Organization).

Read this blog post on the EHRI Document Blog